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Describe the features of a boil.?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Boil on skin
A boil is a deeper seated skin infection - an abcess cavity which can be quite large and painful.
It is more common in younger people. Most boils can be treated with drainage and the use of protective antibiotics. See your general physician for treatment.

In brief: Boil on skin
A boil is a deeper seated skin infection - an abcess cavity which can be quite large and painful.
It is more common in younger people. Most boils can be treated with drainage and the use of protective antibiotics. See your general physician for treatment.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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